Employment

HSSC is fortunate to have a dedicated staff and low employee turnover. As HSSC continues to grow and expand, so do our staff needs. We employ talented individuals in administrative, customer service, animal care, and medical roles. Please see below for open positions.

Staff at HSSC and the Animal Clinic of HSSC enjoy competitive pay, excellent benefits, ample green space (and animal cuddling), and a dynamic work environment.

Application Process

If you are interested in one of the open positions listed below, please apply by using the specific Indeed application link for that job.

If you are interested in general employment and would like us to keep your application on file, you can download and fill out the employment application here. You may email your completed application it to Erin Jordan, Humane Resources Specialist, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or mail it to Humane Society of Sarasota County, Attn: Erin Jordan, 2331 15th Street, Sarasota, FL, 34237. You can also fill out an application in person by visiting our facility during normal adoption hours.

In the meantime, please consider becoming an HSSC Volunteer.

Current Employment Opportunities

Animal Care Specialist
This position is responsible for maintaining a safe and sanitary facility for animals and people; providing humane handling and care for all shelter animals and assuring that all animals’ nutrition, housing and basic medical needs are met on a daily basis. Assist the public with owner surrenders and adoptions. Works with potential adopters and actively promotes responsible pet ownership. The Animal Care Specialist position will report to our Director of Operations. For a more detailed description on the position requirements, click the position title. Click here to apply through Indeed.

Animal Clinic Receptionist
This position will perform clerical duties related to veterinary care and treatment, closely interact with clients and (small animal) patients, process invoices and payments, handle the cash drawer, and provide miscellaneous support to the veterinarians, Clinic Front Office Manager, and other staff members. Operates under the direct supervision of the Clinic Front Office Manager. For a more detailed description on the position requirements, click the position title. Click here to apply through Indeed.

Philanthropic Data Specialist
Donations are vital to the Humane Society of Sarasota County (HSSC), the area’s premier no-kill shelter. As a private, nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization, HSSC relies solely on contributions from individuals, corporations, and foundations. HSSC receives no federal funding, nor are we funded by any national humane organization. Recording gifts and acknowledging them in a timely manner is crucial to maintaining donor support so that HSSC can continue its lifesaving mission.

The Philanthropic Data Specialist will join the Development Department and will report directly to the Senior Director of Philanthropy. The Development Department manages an extensive constituent database in Raiser’s Edge and takes a holistic approach to organizational data, incorporating data from various organizational sources (e.g., adopters, volunteers, clients, attendees, and donors). The Philanthropic Data Specialist will process all fundraising gifts, maintain constituent data, serve as data quality manager, safeguard donor data, assist with bookkeeping functions, and provide necessary analytical support so the Executive Director, Senior Director of Philanthropy, and the Board of Directors can make informed decisions regarding current and prospective donors. The ideal candidate will be extremely detail-oriented, trustworthy, dedicated, and reliable, with a clear understanding of the connection between skilled data management and nonprofit success. The Philanthropic Data Specialist will thrive in a process-driven work environment and take great pride in their work being accurate, precise, and organized. For a more detailed description on the position requirements, click the position title. Click here to apply through Indeed.

Veterinary Technician
Veterinary Technicians are under the direct guidance and supervision of the Veterinary Technician Manager and doctors. Incumbents of this position are required to assist the practitioners to the fullest possible extent, to help improve the quality of care given to the patients of the Animal Clinic of the Humane Society of Sarasota County, and to aid the practitioners in achieving greater efficiency by relieving them of technical work and administrative detail. Click here to apply through Indeed.

The Humane Society of Sarasota County, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant or employee because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, or military or veteran status in accordance with federal law. In addition, the Humane Society of Sarasota County, Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every jurisdiction in which it maintains facilities. The Humane Society of Sarasota County, Inc., also provides reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with applicable laws.

THE HUMANE SOCIETY OF SARASOTA COUNTY
2331 15th Street | Sarasota, FL 34237 | 941.955.4131 | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
THE ANIMAL CLINIC OF HSSC
1090 North Tuttle Ave | Sarasota, FL 34237 | 941.364.3605 | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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